We understand that HR professionals need new ways to boost productivity and demonstrate effectiveness, whilst engaging a multi-generational workforce, responding to a changing talent acquisition landscape and reducing costs.

HR professionals are required to oversee key employee processes including onboarding and retirement monitor time and attendance, pioneer the development of future leaders and use strategic workforce planning to further understand their workforce and add further value. This places significant pressure on the productivity, time and resources of HR teams.

Whether you're in the private, public or third sector, we have a solution that will suit your requirements and grow with you. We offer a wealth of sector expertise, and our HR solution can help you to take full control of your workforce management activities.

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How can it help you?

Empower yourself and your colleagues with an end-to-end workforce management solution. Through a combination of core HR functionality, instant online access and an all-inclusive reporting suite, OpenHR delivers unrivalled maintenance of your organisation’s full employee lifecycle.

OpenHR offers a broad suite of core HR functions, ranging from absence to training management and customisable reports, with extensive and configurable workflow capabilities to enhance your organisational efficiency.

Your employees are also equipped with instant intranet access and customisable self-service functions, enabling users to effectively raise annual leave requests and manage their appraisal records. In addition to successfully managing your workforce, the solution provides you with the peace of mind that you are consistently compliant with HMRC regulations and statutory reporting requirements.



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Flexible to your needs

With highly configurable screens, automated calculations, intranet pages and workflows, our solution is highly flexible to your needs and scalable as your organisation grows.


Self-service HR functions

Instant online record access for employees and managers.


Deployment options to suit you

Deployable as an on-premise or hosted solution.


Supporting your standards and quality

Supportive of statutory reporting and compliance requirements through its extensive and flexible suite of reports.


Online staff management

Equips users with an online staff management portal, allowing for quick view and maintenance of employee records.

Key features

Providing you with unrivalled management of your HR processes, our HR management solution empowers users to meet their organisation’s needs, industry standards and best practice procedures.

OpenHR gives you a greater understanding of your workforce and management of your core HR processes. By seamlessly integrating with a diverse variety of our wider solutions, from payroll to accounting, our solution provides you with complete control of your organisation.

Our solution also offers an extensive and flexible reporting suite, supporting you in meeting statutory requirements such as gender pay gap reporting, building on your understanding of your talent management, development and retention internally, and driving powerful data analysis to enhance your organisation’s performance.

Statutory reporting

Statutory reporting

Easily report on your apprenticeship levy and gender pay gap at the touch of a button with our extensive suite of standard and configurable reports.

Enhanced workflow processes

Enhanced workflow processes

Automatically manage key organisational processes, including; appraisals, absence, holiday and parental leave management, talent development, and changes to employee details for example. Our solution removes the need for insufficient paper systems, streamlining administration so you can focus on your most productive activities.

Online staff management:  anytime, anywhere and on multiple devices

Online staff management: anytime, anywhere and on multiple devices

Users can access a complete staff management portal, with quick view, historical event view and record maintenance capabilities at the touch of a button. Empower your HR team with enhanced personnel management, anytime, anywhere and on multiple devices.

"It is such a flexible solution, giving us the tools to evolve the system as the marketplace dictates and as Barhale’s growth strategy demands, and all this without Barhale incurring huge consultancy costs."
Stephanie Johnson, HR Manager, Barhale
"The reports we produce in Advanced's system are key to making informed management decisions. Producing them manually would be a highly time consuming and painstaking process. The solution enables us to extract and manipulate information very easily and provide it in a manager’s required format, saving many hours each week since it was implemented."
Andrew West, HR Manager, The Royal College of Nursing
"Advanced has an excellent reputation across the sector and having multiple products from the same supplier means that our IT systems are more integrated, which saves us considerable amounts of time and therefore money."
Marc Jordan, Assistant Principal, College of North West London

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"OpenPeople integrates seamlessly with OpenHR, which means when it comes to running the payroll each month the information can be easily extracted from the HR system."
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"OpenHR is key to everyday HR administration, management reporting and ensuring best practice"
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"The software is just so flexible and easy to use, the configuration tool is extremely powerful. It has helped to raise the profile of HR and given us positive visibility amongst Barhale’s employees."
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"Having a flexible and reliable platform allows us to create a long term IT strategy leading up to and after the completion of the tunnel."
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"Advanced has successfully built a really strong, resilient and flexible platform that offers versatility and scope for many years to come."
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